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Raymond Thompson, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Thompson has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of anthropology



Over the course of his career, Dr. Thompson has shared his expertise in the field in a variety of positions outside of academia.

    TUCSON, AZ, April 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Raymond Thompson, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Thompson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

He served the University of Arizona as professor of anthropology from 1956 to 1997, as head of the department from 1964 to 1980. He was director of the Arizona State Museum from 1964 to 1997. He previously was curator of the Museum of Anthropology and as assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Kentucky from 1952 to 1956. He began his career as a fellow in the division of historical research at the Carnegie Institution in 1950.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Thompson has shared his expertise in the field in a variety of positions outside of academia.

Dr. Thompson is the author of "Modern Yucatecan Maya Pottery Making," published in 1958, and served as the editor of "Migrations in New World Culture History" in 1958, "When is a Kiva" in 1990, and "A Jesuit Missionary in Eighteenth Century Sonora" in 2014.

In 2006, the Raymond H. Thompson Award was established in his name by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arizona; the award is given in recognition of distinguished service to anthropology. He was recognized with the Public Service Award by the Department of Interior in 1990, and the Distinguished Service Award from the American Anthropological Association in 1980 and the Society of American Archaeology.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Thompson has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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